By Julie Aebersold
If you believe the general public considers market research to be the centre of business decisions, mainstream media and politics, then you’ve got another thing coming.
As you all probably know, our market research and insights profession has an internationally recognised quality standard (ISO 20252), which companies can certify to.
What you may not know, is that this standard (and indeed all industry specific standards) are designed, modified and updated by groups of practitioners who regularly volunteer their time and energy to define all of the component parts of our business processes, so that appropriate quality measures can be put together, to form the standard.
By Juan Antonio González and Mario Velázquez
Find the Spanish version underneath
INsights, INtelligence, and INnovation—which translate into actions, benefits, communications, data, and strategies—were the central topics on the ESOMAR LATAM 2017 MEXICO agenda, which was developed based on the vision and experience of researchers, marketers, and experts in audience dynamics, consumer needs, and big brands.
By Lifeng Liu
Welcome to China, my homeland. I appreciate this opportunity to introduce you to China. On one hand, China is a leading emerging country within the new world economy, and on the other hand remains an information island. In many ways China is disconnected from the world, for example, Facebook has not yet arrived.
On the 13 March, IE – Instituto de Empresa in Madrid organised the annual ESOMAR Career Event for the Master of Market Research and Consumer Behaviour (MRCB) students to give them a broad perspective on the current role of Market Research and the many career opportunities that can be pursued within the field.